Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes
100 Cordobas 2015 Commemorative Issue P212

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Note Description: Nicaragua, Banco Central Replacement / Star
100 Córdobas RD4 2014
Grade: 67 EPQ
Country: NIC
Note Number: NIC212a*
- Polymer
Certification #: 8058540-030  
Owner: Love Collection
Sets Competing: Nicaragua - The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes  Score: 220
Modern Nicaragua  Score: 220
Date Added: 8/27/2019
Research: See PMG's Census Report for this Note

Owner's Description

These all new designed 2015 banknote series were introduced into circulation on the 26th of October 2015. The series was put out to international tender in August/September of 2014 where a French company one the contract for a total of U$17 million. This series features places and tourist destinations throughout the country.

The notes have a prefix A (please see an example in the 2nd Set) and the replacement/star notes such as this example have the R prefix.

The 100 Cordobas banknotes pay homage to the colonial city of Granada. With the Tambours being used as the holographic security feature. The obverse of the note features the Granada Cathedral. A historic catholic Cathedral that sits on the site that was first built in 1525 as a temple. It was expanded and rebuilt over the centuries, in 1855 a dynamite was placed in one of the towers by the filibuster army of William Walker that caused serious damage. In 1880 works began on the new temple and they were completed in entirety in 1972.

The reverse of the note features Coche de Caballos (Horse drawn carriage) that are commonly found around the tourist square in Granada.

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